Go North East Fleet Go North East's 4944
March 2018 Go North East
This vehicle previously held a temporary reserve role in the fleet at Riverside Depot following vehicle re-allocations, pending the award of Nexus contracts effective 18th March 2018. It has now returned to full service at Riverside. Go North East has retained many of the contracts they already operated, with the contracts for services W2 (Whitley Bay - Brierdene) and K3 (Forest Hall - Four Lane Ends - Freeman Hospital) also being awarded to Go North East. Pending delivery of new minibus vehicles in June; there is a current shortage of minibus vehicles to operate these contracts, and a number of temporary service and vehicle allocations need to take place.
January 2018 Go North East
From 28th January 2018, Go North East are making changes to a number of services to improve reliability and to allow new travel opportunities. As part of these service changes, a number of fleet re-allocations are to be made. These changes were originally intended to allow this vehicle to be withdrawn from service at Riverside as it was the only example of its type at Riverside not to receive Euro 5 SCRT modifications; however, as Go North East are bidding for a number of minibus contracts, effective 18th March 2018, it will be retained temporarily pending the award of these contracts.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Lee Calder
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This vehicle has received "Green Arrow" branding.
July 2016 Go North East Photograph by Daniel Graham
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Having previously carried Go North East's corporate livery, this vehicle has been repainted into a green base livery. There are a number of changes to Go North East's services in the Gateshead and surrounding areas, from 24th July 2016. As part of these changes, an additional vehicle will be added to the PVR of "Green Arrow" services 97/97A, to improve reliability.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has returned to service at Riverside Depot, following temporary loan to Hexham.
April 2016 Go North East
This vehicle has transferred from Riverside Depot to Hexham, on temporary loan, to alleviate vehicle shortages.
September 2007 Go North East Photograph by Carlisle Bus Group
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This vehicle has been repainted into Go North East's new red, yellow and blue 'swoop-style' fleet livery.
April 2007 Go North East
This vehicle has been repainted into a purple cream base livery, and has also received "The Drifter" branding, for services 60 (Sunderland - Seaham - Parkside) and 61 (Sunderland - Murton).
April 2011 Go North East
This vehicle has entered service at Washington Depot.
April 2015 Go North East
This vehicle has now entered service at Riverside Depot on "X66 Metrocentre" service X66.
April 2016 Go North East
Ahead of upcoming service changes, due to commence from Sunday 22nd May 2016, which will see "SimpliCity" service 2 reduced to a 15-minute frequency, this vehicle has had the frequency on the cant rail revised to reflect the new frequency.